Babe Didrikson

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Babe Didrikson Zaharias as told to Harry Paxton, This Life I've Led (New York: A.
Recognized for his kindness, he collected comrades, knew the stars of the day, from Ty Cobb to Babe Didrikson, and produced a steady flow of upbeat columns and poetry.
The newest Wheaties packages will be available nationally beginning next month as the Breakfast of Champions continues the ongoing tradition of honoring great American athletes dating back to Johnny Weismuller and Babe Didrikson in the 1930s.
Evert won four from 1974-80, while Babe Didrikson collected a record six -- one for track in 1932, and five for golf from 1945-54.
The struggle by the women's movement gets relatively little accounting, save for a brief passing of Title IX and a few key figures such as Althea Gibson, Babe Didrikson, Billy Jean King, and Martina Navratilova.
Many years ago, an athlete named Babe Didrikson Zaharias amazed people with her skills.
Audrius Barzdukas, the school's director of athletics, has called her a ``modern-day Babe Didrikson Zaharias.
BABE DIDRIKSON, when asked whether she could compete against men athletes in golf, track and softball: "Absolutely but beating them might pose a problem.
Babe Didrikson Zaharias, the female athlete phenomenon of the century who excelled at every sport she tried.
She rejected Amelia Earhart (the subject of her previous book), Georgia O'Keeffe and Margaret Bourke-White to settle on her own magnificent seven: Eleanor Roosevelt, Dorothy Thompson, Margaret Mead, Katharine Hepburn, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Martha Graham and Marian Anderson.
The soon-to-be-released packages will be available nationally beginning in September, continuing Wheaties' storied tradition of honoring great American champions dating back to Johnny Weismuller and Babe Didrikson in the 1930s.
She's a modern-day Babe Didrikson (Zaharias),'' said Barzdukas of Ballard's athletic exploits, which include Southern Section championships in cross country (individual) and swimming (relay) and All-Southern Section honors in soccer and track and field (high jump).
Many years ago, another multi-sport athlete, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, was called the best female athlete of the twentieth century.
I happened upon Babe Didrikson Zaharias' autobiography.
She was responsible for building both the Tommy Hilfiger and Polo / Ralph Lauren brands in golf and has also had leadership roles at Kenneth Gordon, owner and founder of Babe Didrikson, and most recently Bobby Jones.